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(Photography) trademark a mechanism for steadying a hand-held camera, consisting of a shock-absorbing arm to which the camera is attached and a harness worn by the camera operator
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(ˈstɛd iˌkæm) Trademark.
a stabilization system for motion picture or video cameras that allows a single operator to easily make smooth shots while moving.
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n (Film) → Steadicam® nt
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Joe: A hard day is a day like the Steadicam shot on the beach, which is also the best kind of day where your level of focus is just so high and you are running on adrenaline and you are so alive.
The conflict shifts to the nearby village of Orgreave, and the intrepid auteur is still there in the thick of it, clutching his Steadicam. The acclaimed director of 1995's Oscar-winning Leaving Las Vegas and the split-screen, digital art-house hit Timecode (2000) has relocated from Hollywood to this remote and unprepossessing spot to shoot British artist Jeremy Deller's reenactment of the Battle of Orgreave," one of the most painful and momentous episodes in Britain's recent history.
We planned a four-minute Steadicam shot through the fields, giving the shot additional impact because most of the movie is shot in static poster storytelling.
has launched the Steadicam Phantom-V, a new member of the Steadicam range that is designed specifically for the HD broadcast television and 3D markets.
The film's most acclaimed scene is the Redcar recreation of the evacuation of Dunkirk, which Wright captured in a single steadicam shot.
Chambliss puts drones in the same category as the handheld camera and the Steadicam, which gave filmmakers "new ways of telling stories."
A cameraman walked through the set on Redcar beach last summer and used a 20kg Steadicam to shoot the amazing sequence.
That means both the story of "Birdman" and the unconventional way in which Inarritu chose to tell it--in long, constantly moving Steadicam shots later blended together digitally to create the illusion of a single uninterrupted take.
"We ended up going with the age-old 'grip jumping off the crane platform as the steadicam operator jumps on' trick.'"
London-based Puneet Gupta used a Steadicam Smoothee for image stabilization and an Olloclip attachable lens to get wide angle and macro shots for "A Short Journey--?